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Past Glory: The Lives of Ohio’s African American Civil War Veterans 1865 to 1915

February 2, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

free and open to the public
Saturday, February 2 at 1:00 the Multicultural Genealogical Center will present:  “Past Glory: the lives of Ohio’s African American Civil War Veterans 1865 to 1915” by Paul LaRue.
Nearly 400,000 African American World War I soldiers served in labor regiments. Institutional racism and segregation limited opportunities, however these soldiers did find themselves in combat, and some made the ultimate sacrifice.
The event is FREE (donations to MGC are appreciated) and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.   Following the program at 2:00 pm, there will be a social hour with refreshments.
The Multicultural Genealogical Center is located in Chesterhill, Morgan County, Ohio,at the intersection of State Route 377 East and State Route 555 South.
Mr. LaRue will discuss his research on this topic, some of the key figures of the era, and the experiences of the soldiers who served and sacrificed for their country.
Paul LaRue spent thirty years teaching history in the Washington City School District (Washington Court House). Paul has received numerous state and national teaching awards. He is best known for getting his students out of the classroom and into the community.


February 2, 2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
free and open to the public
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